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Noun: categorization  ,ka-tu-gu-ru'zey-shun [N. Amer], ,ka-tu-gu-rI'zey-shun [Brit]
  1. A group of people or things arranged by class or category
    - classification, categorisation [Brit]
  2. The basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories
    - classification, categorisation [Brit], sorting
  3. The act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
    - categorisation [Brit], classification, compartmentalization, compartmentalisation [Brit], assortment

Derived forms: categorizations

Type of: arrangement, basic cognitive process, grouping

Encyclopedia: Categorization